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The following is a small sample of affected software programs:
Some of the issues reportedly may not be noticeable. Seems like MS could have worked the bugs out before releasing it...
Seems like MS could have worked the bugs out before releasing it...
Not much point in being a partner developer ( adobe , macromedia et al ) with M$ if they trash your app very time they patch their code ..
...(Microsoft) has already begun releasing fixes for problems that the mammoth update can cause, however inadvertently. The company has issued what is likely the first of several "hotfix" patches, which developers and analysts say are just a fact of PC life.
There are reportedly two security holes [pcworld.com] in the patch:
Security researchers inspecting a new update to Microsoft's Windows XP found two software flaws that could allow virus writers and malicious hackers to sidestep new security features in the operating system.
My dad always told me never to buy the first iteration of a vehicle, as they always seem to have problems. Same seems to hold for the first version of MS patches.
Hold on to your skirts girls!
FWIW - I have XP SP2 - and Norton Antivirus 2003 / NIS - and i have not had any problems.
I have XP SP2 and Norton AV 2003 on my laptop. No problems whatsoever.
I have XP SP2 and Norton AV 2003 on few other machines. One machine is getting BSOD (Blus screen of death) every second time I boot. Another machine is getting BSOD at a frequency of once a week.
Have paused SP2 updates on other machines :(